Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio

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Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio : "Bernholz is a senior research scholar at Stanford University who studies digital civil society and works on using technology for social good among other things.

VT Nonprofits Get Website Upgrades | Common Good Vermont Blog

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VT Nonprofits Get Website Upgrades | Common Good Vermont Blog : Managing a website no longer needs to be intimidating for a nonprofit of any size. Since the start of the project, the Vermont Digital Economy Project has helped nearly twenty nonprofits to revamp their web presence in a way that empowers them to control their own messaging. Content management systems, such as WordPress, make adding or editing content as simple as writing an email or drafting a Word document.

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npVOICES – Episode #2

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Brendan Kinney , VP for Development & Marketing at Vermont Public Radio stops by to talk about #Fundchat. Sometimes there’s not enough conversation in a blog post or a 140 character tweet. The goal of npVOICES is go deeper into topics that matter in the nonprofit sector. We hope you’ll listen, comment, and share. In this episode… - Allyson Kapin , co-author of Social Change Anytime Everywhere will join us to talk about her new book.

2013 NTEN Lifetime Achievement Award: Lauren-Glenn Davitian

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Lauren-Glenn Davitian is widely credited with establishing strong community access to cable television throughout Vermont. Her most recent project is updating Vermont''s cable statutes. Ms.Davitian was named one of Vermont''s "25 most influential people" in the mid 1990''s.

Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the early days of social fundraising in 2008, Erin Ennis who took a winter dip in Vermont’s Lake Champlain as part of a personal challenge to raise money for Special Olympics Vermont.

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A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

Vermont. So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great! That’s why we’re here: to help you navigate this confusing sector simply saturated with content, ideas and innovation. But wait—should you really be starting a nonprofit?

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Finance Friday Accounting in the Cloud: Is It Right for My Organization and How to Start. Burlington, Vermont: Work Life Balance — Integrate Renewal into Your Busy Day. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

South Burlington, Vermont: 11th Annual Vermont Nonprofit Luncheon: The Data Driven Nonprofit. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills.

5 Ways to Use Data Storytelling for Advocacy

Tech Soup Blog

Another interesting case is the data project from the Vermont Public Radio, focused on environmental hazards. Nonprofits are often wary of creating their own data visualizations, and for valid reasons.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Get Ready for #GivingTuesday: How to Mobilize a Successful Campaign. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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Burlington, Vermont: Digital Rights/Digital Responsibilities Workshop for Nonprofits. Burlington, Vermont: Digital Rights/Digital Responsibilities Workshop for Nonprofits. The weather is getting better now that we're firmly into spring.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Vermont. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Measuring happiness through Twitter

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Measuring happiness through Twitter : The day of the Boston bombings was the world’s saddest in five years—at least according to the “Hedonometer,” a tool designed by mathematicians at the University of Vermont that acts like a mood ring for the Internet

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

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The Trust for Public Land TransForm Transportation Alternatives United Nations Foundation United Way for Southeastern Michigan United Way of Genesee County Vermont Foodbank Volunteers of America Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab Women Employed World Food Program USA YES!

Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business

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Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business : MANCHESTER — Twenty potential tech company founders, now attending schools in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, assembled last weekend at Dyn to develop mobile apps for six New Hampshire nonprofits.

Mission Possible: Tell Us Your Symantec Story and Win Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

states of Maryland, North Dakota, and Vermont; the Canadian province of Québec; and in any and all jurisdictions where skill contest advertising promotions are prohibited or restricted by law. Symantec helps nonprofits make their mission possible. What is your nonprofit's mission?

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before branching off to work as an independent producer, I worked for five years full time at CCTV government access television in Burlington, Vermont, and before that I worked with community radio and community television in college.

Preparing for Planned Giving Conversations—24 Terms You Need to Know

Connection Cafe

For instance: “In the event that (named individual) predeceases me, I give Miller Healthcare Foundation, 2345 East Street, Centerville, Vermont, 25% of the residue of my estate to be used wherever the needs and opportunities are greatest.”. Have you established a planned giving program?

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Join Us for "The Internet of Things" Monday, February 8, 2016. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries!

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

NTEN''s Lifetime Achievement Award Goes To Laura Glenn-Davitan , Common Good Vermont. Whew, what an NTC! Now that we''ve had a chance to catch a cat (dog?)

BIGGER! BETTER! FASTER! CHEAPER!

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In fact, Roosevelt won by a landslide, carrying all but eight electoral votes and every state but Maine and Vermont. posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday !

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

NTEN

NTEN''s Lifetime Achievement Award Goes To Laura Glenn-Davitan , Common Good Vermont. Whew, what an NTC! Now that we''ve had a chance to catch a cat (dog?)

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Digital Storytelling Fundamentals. I bet you made all sorts of grand New Year's resolutions for 2015. If you're like me, then you swore that this year, you're finally going to learn to use technology to make yourself more productive at work.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Brattleboro, Vermont: Storytelling for Grant Proposals with Barbara Ganley. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches April 4.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: #Worklifebalance — Calm Within the Storm: Finding Inner Balance. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities.

Why Do I Do Good: The Center and Agape

Have Fun - Do Good

In 1975, when I was five, we moved from Vermont to Mystic, CT. I''m exploring the roots of my desire/need/compulsion to "do good." I don''t usually share personal stories here on Have Fun, Do Good, and I''m not sure where this is going, but I''m giving it a whirl.

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

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These states are Alaska, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, and Vermont. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

30 Days of NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Net2 Burlington Puts Vermont on the Map of Emerging Tech Cities. What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? So much that it’ll blow your mind! Net2Local organizers hold regular events connecting the nonprofit and technology communities.

Benefit Corporations: Back to Purpose

Tech Soup Blog

This past October, California joined New Jersey, Virginia, Hawaii, Vermont, and Maryland in passing legislation to create this new type of legally recognized company. Editor's Note: TechSoup offers donated and discounted services from B Corps such as BetterWorld Telecom , Azavea , and — coming soon — Dharma Merchant Services.

Ten Ways Small NGOs Can Collaborate

NTEN

While I was on sabbatical at Tuck/Dartmouth, one of the things I heard from small NGOs in the Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire, is that they couldn't afford a staff position to manage their donor data and systems. By Edward Granger-Happ, Global CIO, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

states of Maryland, North Dakota and Vermont; the Canadian province of Québec; and in any and all jurisdictions where skill contest advertising promotions are prohibited or restricted by law. Think you could make good use of a shiny new tablet?

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

states of Maryland, North Dakota and Vermont; the Canadian province of Québec; and in any and all jurisdictions where skill contest advertising promotions are prohibited or restricted by law. We at TechSoup are proud to support the important work of nonprofits around the world.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

In 2008, Vermont became the first state to permit the creation of the L3C (Powell, Jackson-Zapata, & Kammerling, 2014), an entity that allows companies to achieve modest profits while operating under a business model that emphasizes impact over profits. Today we are highlighting the work of Thom Reilly , Director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. This article was originally published by Taylor & Francis Online.

The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

Tech Soup Blog

It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Free Open Office Hours for Nonprofits — with Sustainable Digital. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers.

Share Your Green Tech Story and Win a Laptop or Tablet!

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states of Maryland, North Dakota and Vermont; the Canadian province of Québec; and in any and all jurisdictions where skill contest advertising promotions are prohibited or restricted by law. Are you … A U.S. organization doing innovative and inspiring work in the social sector?

Going cross-country again

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Northern Vermont (friends). I'm leaving on Wed. for what I am calling my Epic Cross Country Trip. Maybe it should be Epic Cross Country Trip, 2012, since it's far, far from the first one I've done. I've now lost count.) Here's my basic itinerary, for the curious: Miracle Hot Springs. Death Valley National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Sedona, AZ. Roswell, NM. New York, NY (family). Western Mass (friends). Madison, WI ( Wiscon ). The first leg of thetrip I'm taking with Ruth.

Going cross-country again

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Northern Vermont (friends). I'm leaving on Wed. for what I am calling my Epic Cross Country Trip. Maybe it should be Epic Cross Country Trip, 2012, since it's far, far from the first one I've done. I've now lost count.) Here's my basic itinerary, for the curious: Miracle Hot Springs. Death Valley National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Sedona, AZ. Roswell, NM. New York, NY (family). Western Mass (friends). Madison, WI ( Wiscon ). The first leg of thetrip I'm taking with Ruth.

First-of-its-Kind: Top Ten Micro-Philthanthropy Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But the one that is most clever is #10 -"Help Me Support Special Olympics (while I freez my ** off) Here's Peter's description: Erin Ennis took a winter dip in Vermont's Lake Champlain last Saturday as part of fundraising effort for Special Olympics Vermont. Peter Dietz of First-of-its-kind Philanthropy Network is now tracking the top ten micro-philanthropy campaigns. This week's top campaign is: Knitters Without Borders.

Remixing the Clark

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As a recent transplant to New England, I took the requisite leaf-peeping road trip last weekend through Western Massachusetts and Vermont. Along the way, I stopped at a museum, and was blown away by what they’re doing with technology. The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. is undergoing a major renovation that won’t be completed until 2014, and much of their permanent collection is in storage.